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Jennifer Alexandra Duncan

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Jennifer Duncan is a fifth generation Torontonian. She earned her BA from York University in English/Creative Writing and won the President's Prize for Prose. She received her MA in English/Creative Writing from Concordia and won the David McKeen Award for best creative writing thesis. She was a participant at the Banff Studio and has read at the Blueprint Festival and the Vancouver Writers Festival. Her work has been published in Matrix, Prairie Fire, Contemporary Verse 2 and Blood & Aphorisms. She has reviewed books for NOW, Books in Canada, Quill & Quire and the National Post. She has taught writing at high schools, art schools, George Brown College, Concordia, the Ontario College of Art and Design and the University of Toronto. She spent a year living in a one-room cabin without running water near Dawson City while researching Frontier Spirit: The Brave Women of the Klondike. Currently, Jennifer is working
on her first novel.

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Frontier Spirit: The Brave Women of the Klondike. Toronto: Doubleday Publishing, 2003.
Sanctuary & Other Stories. Montreal: DC Books, 1999.


Finalist, Toronto Book Award for Sanctuary & Other Stories, 2000.
Finalist, Upper Canada Brewing Company Award for Craft in Fiction for Sanctuary & Other Stories, 2000.
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